Fred B. Kempf, 85, of Jim Thorpe, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, December 17th, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the Barbara (Sapoznikoff) Kempf and they were married for 63 years. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Benjamin and Franciska (Bertsch) Kempf. He worked as a steel salesman for Thypin Steel Co., in the Philadelphia area before retiring and moving up to Jim Thorpe 16 years ago. He was an honorably discharged veteran of the U. S. Army. Fred was a former elected Constable for the City of Philadephia. He enjoyed golfing and working within prison ministries, often counseling at the Carbon County Correctional Facility. He was of the Christian Faith and was a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church in Lehighton.
Surviving in addition to his wife Barbara is a son Bruce R. Kempf and wife Melissa of North Wales PA, daughters Donna V. Roberts of Lehighton and Debra Fiedler and husband Steve of Summit Hill, grandchildren Rebekah Moritz, Benjamin Kempf, Kelly Menchaca, Shawn Fiedler, Steven Fielder Jr., and Greatgrandchildren Alexander Faunce and Sarai Menchaca.
Funeral Services will be private. Online condolences may be expressed at www.nalesnikfh.com. Services and arrangements have been placed in the care of the Bruce A. Nalesnik Funeral Home, 57 West Center St., Nesquehoning PA 18240
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